Reminders Why The Desert Discovery Center Is An Over The Edge Loser

As noble opponents of the ill-conceived and politically toxic Desert Discovery Center/Desert Edge continue their impressive volunteerism to force a public vote on the project we thought it would be helpful to remind readers why their efforts are justified. We have not been shy about our opposition to this wholly unnecessary white elephant over the years and wanted to summarize … Read More

Guest Editorial: Home Run for Scottsdale

By Scottsdale Pinetop Many visit Arizona in March for its breathtaking desert sunsets, five-star resorts and upscale nightlife. But in recent years, it’s the month-long preseason spring training season that is making Scottsdale a leading economic and tourist destination. Selling out Scottsdale Stadium seats at for most Cactus League games, it’s time for Scottsdale to make long-term improvements to one … Read More

Jerry Bien-Willner For Mayor Is Sweet Music For Paradise Valley

During the latter part of the tour de force musical that is Hamilton, the presidential election between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr comes to the fore.  Alexander Hamilton surprises the nation by siding with Jefferson, a rival with whom he rarely agreed. We don’t liken ourselves to Hamilton but we do wish to plagiarize the point.  Some times we have agreed … Read More

Bolick Receives Endorsement from Jeff DeWit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Shawnna Bolick Receives Endorsement from Arizona’s State Treasurer Jeff DeWit (Phoenix, AZ) – April 3, 2018- Today, Shawnna Bolick, a Republican candidate for an open seat in the Arizona House of Representatives in Legislative District 20 received the endorsement of Arizona State Treasurer Jeff DeWit. “I am proud to endorse Shawnna Bolick for the Arizona House of Representatives in … Read More

Guest Editorial: Big New Kid On the Block

By Scottsdale Pinetop While many Scottsdalians pride themselves on the vibrancy and energy of Old Town as a key reason for tourism, it’s hard to ignore the emerging presence of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community and its achievement as a new hub of economic activity. The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) is home to the Talking Stick Golf Club … Read More